Most Popular "Urban Violence" Titles
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1. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 539,188 | Gross: $7.56M
2. Chappie (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
Votes: 175,771 | Gross: $31.57M
3. Menace II Society (1993)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
Votes: 39,887 | Gross: $27.90M
4. RoboCop (1987)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.
Votes: 182,645 | Gross: $53.42M
8. Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
R | 87 min | Action, Comedy
A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.
Votes: 30,228 | Gross: $32.33M
9. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.
Votes: 3,379 | Gross: $15.18M
11. Amu (2005)
102 min | Drama
Amu is the story of an Indian American woman who returns to India. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju learns that a horrifying genocide that took place twenty years ago turns out to hold the key to her mysterious origins.
Votes: 650 | Gross: $0.01M
12. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
113 min | Crime, Drama
The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,720 | Gross: $2.08M
13. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy
Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.
15. Sound and Fury (1988)
95 min | Drama
This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a ... See full summary »
17. Disparos (2012)
78 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After a shooting assignment, Henrique is mugged by two armed motor-bikers who steal his camera and speed off. Seconds later, he watches both get hit by a pickup truck driven by a ... See full summary »
21. Skips (2004)
11 min | Drama, Short
Sandy is a 13 year old who can't decide whether its more important to be hanging with his buddies or to start pursuing Darlene, the girl who's caught his eye. When he and his buddies tease ... See full summary »
22. On the Line (2007)
55 min | Documentary
An act of civil disobedience at America's largest ongoing protest brings graduate student Brian DeRouen face-to-face with the pressing constitutional issues of today. His non-violent action... See full summary »
23. Edge (II) (2009)
3 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Compressing a lifetime of experience and revenge into 3 searing minutes. A young man quietly leaves his home, passing the many familiar landmarks of his life, on his way to commit a terrible crime.
24. The Vanishing Black Male (2005)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Are African American males becoming extinct? Will future generations of African American women not be able to find husbands? These are but a few of the questions explored in The Vanishing Black Male.
25. Peace Process (2006)
60 min | Documentary
"Peace Process" follows Inglewood teen poet Jabril through an informal intervention program during which he is trained to interview other teens, former gang members, journalists, artists ... See full summary »